Literature & Comparative Literature

The Richard Maxwell Prize for Translation and Translation Studies

A $500 prize, open to any undergraduate student in Yale College, shall be awarded annually to the best essay in Translation Studies or to the best Literary Translation.  “Translation studies” is understood to include theoretical and historical questions involving language, culture, and medium, while “literary translation” encompasses all genres, so long as the chosen work is deemed substantial.  Submissions that combine actual translation and reflections on issues raised or exemplified by the process are welcome.  Submissions must include: (1) a cover letter with basic information about the

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